As a child, there is nothing better than playing at the park. The top benefits to community playgrounds include giving kids a place to play in the warm Florida weather, as well as being a fun and safe place for kids to stay active. While not all parks and playgrounds may be open right now due to the nature of the global pandemic, some of them still might be available for you and your children to spend the afternoon enjoying! To see some of those top benefits continue reading below.
Keeps Kids Active
Keeping kids active and moving is a must, especially now during how much time families are spending in the confines of their households. Allowing children to have a place to run around and expel their energy is a must and playgrounds offer just that. Not only do many playgrounds have an open area for running, but they also have playground equipment for children to climb on.
If you are noticing that your child is sick of being cooped up at home, the community playground might be the perfect answer to the problem.
Builds Social Skills
Community playgrounds offer a multitude of opportunities for children to engage with one another. While again this might be difficult with COVID-19, they can still interact with other children if they social distance properly. It’s extremely important for your children to socialize and build those skills. Getting them out in public and allowing them to interact with others and make friends is key.
Serves as a Safe Space
Playgrounds and parks allow for a safe area for young children to play. Not only are parents or whoever has taken the child to the park watching them play, but in many situations, the community keeps up with the sanitation and cleanliness of the equipment. In addition, the equipment is all kid-friendly and is made for their safety. Some playgrounds even have artificial grass, which helps make the ground softer. No more scraped knees!
All the top benefits to community playgrounds are the perfect reasons to allow your child the time in their schedule to enjoy the facilities. Going to the playground and running around with their friends will be some of their most cherished memories growing up. Help them make those memories today and bring them to your local community playground or park!
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